On Thu, 14 Aug 2003 09:46:02 -0700, Jim Lux <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>For example, a majority may decide that
>they want open sewers in their city (cheaper, easy to maintain, they like
>the third world appearance, who knows.. they're the majority). Such a
>change would likely be prohibited on the basis of public health.
You argument is fallacious for the simple fact that a city majority
can be overridden by a county majority, a county majority can be
overridden by a state majority and a state majority can be overridden
by a federal majority.
Perhaps you were absent the day that was covered in school.